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most prestigious accolades.
Named one of Money’s Best Colleges for Your Money, Auburn is also the top-ranked university in the state of Alabama.
Kiplinger's listed Auburn as one of the top "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2018.
Included in The Princeton Review's 2019 list of "Best 384 Colleges."
Auburn is one of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges, ranked highest in the state of Alabama.
93% of recent graduates indicate they would choose Auburn again.
Named a 2019-2020 Military Friendly®
School with Bronze distinction, an
institution with exceptional
According to Forbes, Auburn is one of America’s Top Colleges, ranked in the top 30% nationally and recognized as the top public university in Alabama.
97% of recent graduates feel their Auburn education has enhanced their opportunity for future advancement.
Auburn is among
a distinctive body
designated as land-,
sea- and space-grant universities.
The Princeton Review ranked Auburn in the top 20 for "Colleges with the Happiest Students" and “Their Students Love These Colleges.”
In 2019, Niche.com ranked Auburn #1 as the best college and top public university in Alabama.
Students in the college
prepare for one of the most
high-demand, high-skill industries
in the country, with several majors
in the college posting job
placement rates near 100%.
The college offers 12 majors and 11 minors that prepare students not only to help sustain the quality and supply of food and fiber people rely on for their most basic needs, but also to address issues such as natural resources conservation, environmental protection, local and global economic development and ultimately, improvements in the health, quality of life and well-being of humankind and the planet. The college’s academic programs have an exceptional record of preparing students to meet these challenges, as well as entrance to graduate school, veterinary medicine, law, medical and other professional schools. In addition, its graduates are in high demand for jobs in agribusiness, natural resource management, business, research, academia and government.
Seniors majoring in horticulture have received an average of three to five solid, career-track job offers by the time they graduate. Poultry science graduates have an average of three to four offers, and food science graduates have one to two offers.The college’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences is of the leading programs of its kind in the world because of its current and past work in more than 100 countries and its 1,400-acre research and teaching facility near the Auburn campus dedicated to fresh and saltwater research.Internships with prestigious entities such as Disney World, Augusta National, Monsanto, Biltmore Estate, Tyson Foods, Fenway Park and Nestlé give students invaluable real-world experience in their chosen fields.
The college offers global experiences through a variety of study abroad programs and international travel opportunities. Past destinations have included China, England, Ecuador, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands.Biosystems engineering undergraduate enrollment has doubled in the past five years, and the proportion of female students has grown steadily to its current 57.3% of undergraduate enrollment. The program emphasizes engineering applications in biological systems and the environment.
The college created a business analytics major in 2013 to meet the growing demand for professionals in the era of Big Data. The program’s placement rate is 100%. Students interested in securities analysis can gain hands-on experience in the TIGER (Trading, Investing and Global Economic Research) Lab, a state-of-the-art investment center.
The Office of Professional and Career Development offers professional skills development, job interview coaching, business etiquette training and résumé critiques for students. The office also hosts recruitment events that help Harbert College students land internships and full-time jobs with industry leaders. Nearly 90% of 2016 graduates completed internships.
Ranked in the top 25% of
Colleges of Education by
U.S. News & World Report.
There were 132 active endowed and annual funds in the 2017-18 academic year that provided more than $700,000 in scholarships and awards.The college places great emphasis on undergraduate research opportunities that provide students with a meaningful learning experience, by incorporating research activities in the curriculum, providing opportunities to work with faculty outside of the classroom and through formal involvement with the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.
From data reported to U.S. News & World Report, extramurally funded research and outreach expenditures for the college in fiscal year 2017 were $3.7 million.Teacher Education and related programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Many of the college’s academic and professional programs hold accreditation, certification or distinction within their respective academic disciplines.The college offers short-term, service-learning excursions and semester-long teacher education internships to more than 15 countries and on every continent, except Antarctica.
The kinesiology program at Auburn is the only one in the world with a microscope that allows scientists to view living cells and tissue samples at very high magnitudes.Education is the only college or university in Alabama to hold nationally recognized programs in collaborative teacher special education (K-12), mathematics education and elementary education.
Education alumni total more than 30,000 graduates who reside in all 50 states and in 36 countries.
U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the college’s online graduate education programs among the country's best.
Auburn offers the nation’s first and only bachelor’s degree in wireless engineering, and is the first in the Southeast to offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in software engineering and a new bachelor’s degree in computer engineering.Beyond the classroom, students gain hands-on, real-world experience through student projects that include Formula SAE race cars, as well as fuel cell-powered cars, robotics projects, concrete canoes and a hackathon for computer programmers.
Focus areas include energy and environment; cybersecurity and information technology; infrastructure, transportation and driverless cars; biomedical and pharmaceutical engineering; engineered materials and nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing, including 3-D printing and additive manufacturing. Auburn engineering offers students a global experience through a number of international study opportunities. The college has partnered with universities in Germany, Australia, Italy and Taiwan as part of a student exchange program agreement, in addition to faculty-led programs in Chile, China, Italy and Spain. Students can also take part in service learning trips to Bolivia and Rwanda through Engineers Without Borders.The college awarded approximately $2.8 million in scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. Auburn engineering students account for 92% of the university's co-op participants.The college is ranked 20th in the nation in graduating African-American engineering students, according to the American Society for Engineering Education. During the past decade, the number of African-American engineering graduates has increased by 90%.
Forestry degrees offer students a diverse array of career paths that may involve finance, public service, law and research. Graduates with wildlife degrees may opt to pursue a variety of research fields or work in public service areas of field biology, conservation management or law enforcement.The geospatial and environmental informatics degree program brings together information technology, spatial science, data analysis, natural resources and ecological modeling to enable us to explore and apply new technologies and science to the sustainable management of the natural world and the efficient use of resources.
The natural resource management degree can be paired with any of the school's four minors to tailor a career path in a number of fast-growing conservation, environment and nature-based careers.The multidisciplinary sustainable biomaterials and packaging degree prepares graduates for careers in the emerging industries of biomaterials energy production, packaging, construction and nanocellulose-based product development.
Wildlife sciences degrees prepare students for careers involving wildlife ecology, management and conservation. Pre-vet students take courses to prepare them for veterinarian medicine.The new wildlife enterprise management degree merges the wildlife management and hospitality fields, and is ideal for those with a desire to run a business that is focused on hunting, fishing and eco-tourism.
Faculty engage students in research efforts that contribute to the development of policy and management strategies for land use, public health and natural resources within Alabama, across the region and around the globe.The school offers nearly 6,000 acres and many educational facilities dedicated to instruction, outreach and experiential learning. During the practicum experience held each summer at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, forestry and wildlife students learn the hands-on techniques that are critical in preparing for their career fields.
U.S. News & World Report
ranked Auburn's College
of Veterinary Medicine No. 14
in its list of America's
Best Graduate Schools.
A broad-based veterinary education results in an average of more than two employment offers per student.Students pass the National Licensing Exam on initial attempts at significantly higher rates than their peers.
A four-year curriculum trains students for career opportunities, including private practice, biomedical research and public health.
More than 90% of enrolled students earn bachelor’s or master's degrees before being accepted. In 2017, students received more than $750,000 in scholarships.The Wilford and Kate Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital serves as a practical on-site training ground for students, housing 19 specialty services from cardiology to emergency/critical care.Through externships and foundation-sponsored trips, students have opportunities to travel and focus on veterinary work throughout the nation and world, allowing students to see veterinary medicine from a variety of perspectives.
A research scholars program cultivates the potential for careers in biomedical research through high-quality summer research experiences for selected students.
Auburn is one of the few veterinary programs in the U.S. with access to three Tesla and seven Tesla MRI facilities for use in research and special clinical cases.Canine Performance Sciences partners with the VWK9 Academy to produce the industry-leading Vapor Wake® detector dog, a technology developed at Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Students in pre-health programs have opportunities to gain hands-on experience by attending open houses at professional schools and volunteering at campus and community organizations, the local hospital, private offices, clinics and nursing homes.Students engage in research programs supported by faculty mentors. Such programs provide students with independence, peer interaction, teamwork, real-life problem solving, use of basic sciences knowledge and an opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty member. Many students finish their experience by publishing research or presenting at national and international conferences.
In 2018, DesignIntelligence ranked the interior design program No. 9 in U.S. Additionally, three interior design faculty members are among DI's list of the nation's top 25 Most Admired Educators, more than any other university. The Department of Consumer and Design Sciences uses a multidisciplinary approach as the basis for designing interior spaces and developing, producing and marketing textile, apparel and related consumer products and services within a global context.
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies focuses on how individuals and relationships develop and change in different contexts and over a lifespan.The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management concentrates on the promotion of human health and well-being through good nutrition; the development, production and use of safe, quality food products; and the provision of premium hospitality service to enhance the lives of families and consumers. The Nutrition Science option is an excellent choice for students wishing to pursue careers in medicine, physical therapy, dentistry, pharmacy and other health-related professions.
Global Studies in Human Sciences undergraduate major is designed to educate students on a wide variety of global issues, the realities of globalization and the interconnection between local and global issues. Content is drawn from topics relevant to the human sciences including international nutrition, food insecurity and hunger, microlending and entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability, maternal and child health, education of women and girls, global markets, humanitarian aid and social policy.Human Sciences’ students play a leading role campus-wide in the Auburn University War on Hunger campaign and internationally as part of Universities Fighting World Hunger. The multidisciplinary Hunger Studies minor is offered through the college and is available to all students on campus, regardless of major.
A major in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies is available through the Department of Consumer and Design Sciences. This credential is offered in conjunction with the Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies and is open to all majors.Students consistently earn highly competitive internship placements that often lead to full-time jobs. A sampling from the three departments includes: Kay Unger, Neiman Marcus, Nautica, Max Mara, Under Armour, Lucky Brand, Four Seasons Hotel Group, The Ritz-Carlton, World Food Programme, Harvard Medical School, Yale Children’s Hospital, Make A-Wish Foundation and Alabama Public Television.
The Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad in Italy program is a semester-long study abroad experience based in the beautiful Roman hill town of Ariccia. The program is offered fall, spring and summer terms, and is Auburn's only permanent overseas campus.
The School of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts is listed among the top 30 journalism programs in the country, according to an annual survey by NewsPro–RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association).
The college’s talented students are awarded national prestigious scholarship awards, including 16 Fulbright recipients in the last four years.The college now offers bachelor's degrees in neuroscience and law and justice. The law and justice degree program is the first of its kind in the state and one of only a handful in the country. The college is also offering its first undergraduate certificate: leadership for a global society.
The college and its Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offer study abroad opportunities in Austria, China, Costa Rica, France, Italy, Spain and the UK. Students can intern in Buenos Aires, Dublin, London, Seville and Shanghai, and there are exciting exchange programs available in Italy and France.The Department of Psychology provides thousands of hours of outreach and clinical services to the public through its fully functioning Psychological Services Center and volunteer program Project Uplift.
An interdisciplinary studies degree allows students to customize their education. BestColleges.com recognized Auburn's program as one of the top 50 integrative studies programs in the country.The health services administration major is the first nationally accredited program in the state of Alabama. Internship site placements include Johns Hopkins, Hospital Corporation of America, UAB and Kings College Hospital in London.
The Department of Communication Disorders at Auburn has been accredited since 1965, making it one of the oldest training programs accredited in the U.S.Auburn has been actively involved in aviation education for more than 80 years, and is a teaching and research leader in the field. The university’s aviation programs are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International. Auburn was the first university in the nation to receive FAA approval to operate a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight School as part of its Aviation Center. The aviation department offers degrees in professional flight and aviation management.
U.S. News & World Report
ranks the Harrison School
of Pharmacy No. 25 among
the nation's pharmacy schools.
Graduates demonstrate a 93% pass rate on their first attempt for the national license exam.The curriculum emphasizes active learning, critical thinking and professional learning, and 90% of the school’s students graduate from the program. Alumni are prepared to be practice-ready and have a positive and enduring impact on people, communities and the healthcare system.
Students are actively involved in student-run free clinics in Auburn, Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama. The work gives students the opportunity to collaborate with medical students, nursing students and other health care professionals. Students continuously care for patients, beginning with their first week when they are placed on teams with second- and third-year students and two faculty members to provide basic pharmaceutical care to community-based patients.The school operates the Employee and Student Health Center Pharmacies and the Pharmaceutical Care Clinic, which offers wellness and medication management programs to improve health care outcomes and decrease costs.
Auburn opened its first
facility specifically designed for
and dedicated to the study of
nursing in fall 2017.
Students routinely perform well on the licensure exam, with a 94% pass rate in 2017.Faculty have developed and implemented an innovative curriculum that prepares graduates for the complex health care system of the 21st century. Students encounter real-world clinical experiences in a simulated laboratory environment to prepare for live clinical practice.
Faculty have research expertise and interests in three broad areas: community-based outreach, innovative teaching and interprofessional collaboration.The school works in collaboration with a wide variety of agencies in the Auburn-Opelika area, as well as East Central Alabama and West Central Georgia, to provide clinical experiences for students and much needed services for citizens. Clinical experiences culminate with a 216-hour preceptorship, where senior students are paired with a professional registered nurse for a concentrated clinical experience before graduation.
Outreach is integral to the school and includes health promotion clinics, TigerCheck screening clinics, an annual women and children’s clinic in Ecuador, TigerCHAT school-based health education, health clinic and hospital-based volunteer experiences in Ghana, Tiger Babies breastfeeding support, community assessment and intervention projects, numerous health fairs and school-based scoliosis screenings.Innovative teaching methods include active learning strategies, such as the flipped classroom, case study-based teaching and simulation in both lab and classroom settings. Interprofessional educational experiences allow students from various health disciplines, such as nursing, medicine, pharmacy, nutrition and social work, to interact in clinic, classroom and laboratory settings.
The Master of Science in Nursing program addresses the need for primary care providers and nursing faculty in Alabama and nationwide.
College of Sciences and Mathematics students are consistently accepted to medical school at a rate that is more than 30% higher than the national average. Additionally, with rare exception, acceptance rates to optometry and dental schools are at 100% every year.
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Auburn earned a top spot on Southern Living's list of "The South's Best College Towns."
Men's Health ranked Auburn's Recreation and Wellness Center as one of the "Coolest College Recreation Centers in America." The center was also ranked the third most luxurious student recreation center in the country by collegerank.net.
Among the facility's features are two rock climbing towers and a bouldering wall, a 1/2-mile corkscrew track, a 45-person tiger paw-shaped hot tub and a PGA golf simulator.
The center's group fitness program has between 120 and 150 classes a week, ranging from meditation to gravity intervals.
Auburn has more than 500 organizations and clubs, from AU Singers to the Zoo, Exotics and Wildlife Club.
The 30,440 students that make up Auburn's student body represent 47 states and 98 countries.
The arboretum was named in the list of the 30 most beautiful college arboretums by collegerank.net.
Auburn University was the first university in Alabama to be recognized as a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Davis Arboretum is home to more than 300 native plant species and more than 1,000 azaleas.
The oak collection at the arboretum is the only garden in the SEC to have a nationally accredited collection through the Plant Collections Network.
Auburn provides a supportive campus environment, and our students report higher satisfaction with their overall academic experience than students at peer institutions, according to the National Survey of Student Engagement.
The Office of Academic Support, located in the RBD Library, offers free tutoring, supplemental instruction and academic coaching.
Auburn has been awarded the Tree Campus USA® designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Auburn is included in The Princeton Review's Guide to 399 Green Colleges, 2018.
Auburn's campus spans a total of 1,825 acres in Alabama, plus one campus in Ariccia, Italy.
With more than 184,000 square feet, the Student Center provides places for students to congregate, eat and study. Last year, nearly 2 million people visited it while they were on campus.
Tiger Transit operates 22 transit routes, which run throughout town and campus and include on-campus night transit.
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Auburn, an R1 institution with “very high research activity” (The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education), is among the nation’s top doctoral universities.
Interdisciplinary research teams from across campus are focused on solving
including rural housing affordability and health disparities, environmental health and a number of metabolic and neurological diseases. Many of these teams received research funding from Auburn’s $5 million Presidential Awards for Interdisciplinary Research, an investment in groundbreaking research that inspires, innovates and transforms.
Auburn is home to the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence, and its faculty have led additive manufacturing projects sponsored by the Army, Navy, NASA, NIST and private industry.
Cancer research is a top focus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, one of the few veterinary colleges in the country with an on-campus linear accelerator, MRI and CT-scan.
The MRI Research
Center leverages the university's existing expertise in engineering, sciences and veterinary medicine to improve health care;
it houses an open-bore 3T MRI scanner for clinical and research use, and one of the first actively shielded, whole-body 7T MRI scanners in the U.S. for research use.
The Auburn Research
Foundation and the Auburn Research Park
combine research and the business community
to complement the economic development and research initiatives of the university.
In addition to facilitating the commercialization
of university technologies and
industry-university partnerships, the research
park offers employment opportunities
for Auburn's students and graduates.
Auburn is one of a handful of institutions in the U.S. that has been designated by the National Security Agency as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, Cyber Defense and Information Assurance.
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities designated Auburn as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University for its excellence in community, social, and cultural development work.
The College of Sciences
one-of-a-kind Magnet Laboratory and 6,000-pound superconducting magnet
support plasma physics research,
allowing researchers to shape the structure
of the magnetic field and, as a result, to perform potentially groundbreaking experiments.
The National Center for Asphalt Technology is a nationally recognized facility that provides leadership in research and testing for the asphalt pavement industry and serves as a clearinghouse for technical information.
Auburn is home to one of the world's leading research centers in the area of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.
Many retailers and grocers rely heavily on microchip RFID tags to improve on-shelf availability, detect and prevent theft, find a product's present location, verify its sell-by date and track quantities sold.
Take a look at the growing
list of Auburn-developed technologies and research.
A vaccine-like immune stimulator to promote growth in agricultural production animals
Novel actuators to improve mobility in robotic systems
A mouse imaging spinner which provides a way to acquire optical images from multiple orientations around a mouse using an optical imaging device
A specially designed belt to relieve discomfort for marching band drummersVapor Wake® canine-based explosives detection
Antimicrobial bandages to prevent spread of infection, particularly in hospitals
New varieties of golden kiwi, chesnut and peanut
An optical microscope that shows live cells in real time at ultra-high resolutions
A new compound to treat Alzheimer’s disease with reduced side effects
A unique plasma blasting device that may reduce the need for more dangerous chemical explosivesBacterial strains that improve crop productivity
Antimicrobial coatings with potential to prevent diseases from spreading on contaminated surfaces
Bacteria-eliminating chemical technology currently marketed as a water purification process
Ubiquitous microelectromechanical devices made from cellulose, instead of the traditional siliconAn electrochemical protein assay that can achieve protein detection in the picomolar range
An egg-injected avian flu vaccine
Food safety sensors for detecting pathogens in the supply chain
A popular and widely used flea pill for dogs
A vaccine to combat horn fly infestations in cattle
A method to produce an MRI contrast agent that is safer than current options on the marketA bio-based soil amendment to improve crop yield
Contact lens-based drug delivery
Antibodies to detect for illegal ingredients in animal feed, to help prevent the spread of mad cow disease
Highly efficient catalyst system to remove impurities from natural gas
A hybrid catfish with increased growth and improved disease resistance
Novel semiconductor technology with utility in LEDs
A vaccine against a dangerous warm-water aquaculture pathogen
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research at Auburn.
Auburn students who participate in the world-renowned Rural Studio build inspiring, innovative and practical homes to benefit citizens of West Alabama. Work has evolved toward community-oriented projects, which have become multi-year, multi-phase efforts spanning several counties. Rural Studio has also begun a collaboration with Fannie Mae to help those in poor, rural areas gain greater access to resources that will ultimately lead them to finding affordable housing options.
Auburn's Urban Studio in downtown Birmingham gives architecture students an opportunity to pursue design in an urban setting and engage in community projects. Work includes professional seminars and studio design projects that typically focus on community development and urban planning.
Alternate Spring Breaks
This program offers affordable service learning projects that encourage an understanding of pressing social issues in a significant way. Projects have included helping domestic and international communities that lack adequate health care, volunteering at an animal sanctuary or marine life center, rebuilding distressed, foreclosed homes and helping fulfill the vacation dreams of families with children suffering from life-altering diseases or illnesses.
Engineers Without Borders
More than two miles up in the Andes Mountains in Quesimpuco, Bolivia, and in the remote village of Kabya, Rwanda, groups of Auburn Engineering students work to provide these communities with sustainable water resources for the most basic human needs. In addition to developing the engineering concepts to produce clean drinking water, these service-learning groups help build irrigation and hydroponics systems, hand-powered washing machines and solar showers.
War on Hunger
The United Nations' World Food Programme, the world's largest humanitarian agency, selected Auburn as its lead academic partner in the International War on Hunger campaign. The partnership has led to more than 300 higher education institutions mobilizing under the banner of Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) and university presidents joining together to commit to addressing food insecurity.
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Six NASA astronauts graduated from Auburn, as have three past directors of the Kennedy Space Center.
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Auburn alumna Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2011 for her role in The Help.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Johnson, a graduate student in geosciences, researches the distribution of spatial thinking ability across a range of undergraduate majors to determine whether teaching geological concepts through the augmented reality sandbox can effectively teach topography and train spatial reasoning ability.
David L. Boren Scholarship
Hogue, a French international trade major, minoring in Asian studies and military science, will spend an academic year studying Mandarin Chinese at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China, and the Harbin Institute of Technology in Weihai, China.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Sipley, a graduate student in Biological Sciences, examines the genetic bases of parasitism with a focus on the evolution of gene families involved in evading and coping with host immunity; of particular interest to the evolution of blood parasitism in flatworms are the venom allergen-like proteins.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
A graduate student in Psychology's Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences program, Kendricks’ project seeks to determine harmful effects of chronic exposure to methylmercury, an environmental neurotoxicant, during adolescence or gestation.
German Academic Exchange Service Summer Research Fellowship
A Biomedical Sciences major, minoring in German, Farrar worked on an undergraduate research project at the University of Würzburg, Germany, that focused on the parasites that cause sleeping sickness, a disease deadly to both humans and animals.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Zuromski, a 2014 COSAM graduate with a bachelor’s in Biochemistry, is pursuing doctoral studies in Biological Chemistry at MIT. Her research aims to determine mechanisms of collaboration amongst protein quality control proteins that contribute to the maintenance of cellular health, response to stress and homeostasis.
Congress-Bundestag Exchange for Young Professionals Fellowship
Bayuga, a Software Engineering major, minoring in German, will spend one year studying at a German university. He’ll attend a two-month intensive German language course and complete a five-month internship with a German company in his career field of software engineering.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Courtney, a graduate student in Geosciences, researches graph comprehension, climate change communication, climate change risk perception and viewer knowledge, and eye-tracking technology.
NCAA Postgraduate Scholar
A 2018 graduate, Curles earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. A four-year member of Auburn’s Track and Field Team, he completed research investigating the link between Alzheimer’s disease and Type 2 diabetes. Curles plans to pursue medical school at The University of Alabama-Birmingham.
2018 Rhodes Scholar
A software engineering graduate, Rogers was one of only 32 U.S. students named a Rhodes Scholar in 2018. Rogers is studying at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, where he is pursuing a doctorate in cyber security.
2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Aerospace engineering major Joffe is pursuing graduate studies in mechanical engineering at Purdue University. Her research at Auburn looked to improve the detection of hidden improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, at significant standoff distances.
Harold Melton, 1988 alumnus and the Presiding Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, served as SGA president while at Auburn.
Jim Voss, a 1972 Auburn graduate, flew five space missions for NASA and spent 163 days on board the International Space Station as part of the Expedition II Crew in 2001.
a 1982 graduate in industrial engineering,
is CEO of
Pitts, a 2017 graduate earning a double bachelor's degree in English literature and Spanish with a minor in political science, is an English teaching assistant in Colombia.
Patterson is a 2018 graduate, earning a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. She is an English teaching assistant in Taiwan and aspires to learn about the Taiwanese health system.
Frey, a 2018 graduate, earning a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, is an English teaching assistant in Poland. She hopes to develop the cultural competency necessary for a successful career in international health care.
Carter is a 2018 graduate who earned a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and a minor in Business. She is an English teaching assistant in Honduras. She is no stranger to the country, having traveled there on three prior occasions where she served on mission teams.
Kirk is a 2018 graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with minors in German and English. As an English teaching assistant in Germany, she plans to organize a young adult literature reading group.
Darnell, a 2018 graduate earning dual bachelor’s degrees in German and Spanish, with electives in linguistics and three additional languages, serves as an English teaching assistant in Germany.
Strobaugh, a 2018 graduate who received her bachelor’s in both Global Studies and English literature with a double minor in Human Development and Family Studies and Spanish, serves as an English teaching assistant in Brazil.
The Golden Eagle
Nova, who officially became War Eagle VII in 2006, is the symbol of the Auburn spirit.
He has dazzled fans with his pre-game flights and has helped educate tens of thousands about raptors at his home in the Southeastern Raptor Center, part of the Auburn University College
of Veterinary Medicine.
ESPN named Auburn's eagle flight the SEC's best pre-game tradition.
Not only is "War Eagle" Auburn's famous battle cry,
but a universal greeting among all Auburn fans and alumni. If you are wearing your Auburn pride, don't be surprised if you hear a "War Eagle!"
The story of "War Eagle" is thought to have originated in one of two possible ways: from a Civil War tale or Native American lore.
The Auburn Family
At Auburn, you aren't just another student or alumni, you are part of the Auburn Family. No matter where you came from and where you go, you'll always share this connection.
Insider ranked Auburn in the
top 25 tailgates in the country.
Running into Aubie around campus or at an event can be the highlight of your day. The fun-loving mascot has won 9 Universal Cheerleaders Association mascot national titles (the most of any mascot) and has been inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame.
Aubie was the first inductee to the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2006.
The Auburn Creed
Written by George Petrie in 1943, these eight stanzas embody the beliefs of Auburn men and women. The values
set forth in the Auburn Creed are what we strive to live accordingly every day.
George Petrie was an Auburn professor and founder of Auburn’s football team; he was the first Auburn faculty member to hold an earned PhD.
Rolling Toomer's Corner
The time-honored tradition of rolling the Auburn Oaks in Samford Park at Toomer’s Corner after a big victory is something you will always remember as an Auburn Tiger. You’ll find yourself in the company of friends, faculty, celebrities, the mayor and families caught up in the spirit.
Telegraph ticker tape reporting the news of Auburn’s away-game wins was originally used to roll power lines.
The New York Post named rolling Toomer's Corner as one of the top college experiences to see live in the nation.
Rolling Toomer’s Corner has been named the nation’s “Best Sports Tradition” by the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest.
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